Definition of finback in English:


Syllabification: fin·back
Pronunciation: /ˈfinbak
(also finback whale)


  • A large rorqual with a small dorsal fin, a dark gray back, and white underparts. Also called fin whale, common rorqual (see rorqual).
    • Balaenoptera physalus, family Balaenopteridae
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    • Spend six to eight hours a day on the water with giant blue whales, finbacks and humpbacks as you assist researchers with data collection.
    • Take a whale watching tour and see more kinds of whales more often than anywhere else - playful humpbacks, giant finbacks, and maybe even the rare right whale!
    • Sea life on the rocky walls isn't all that benefits: humpback, finback and right whales are all common here, as are dolphins and seals.

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